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Thu, 03/03/2022 — A University of Kansas School of Engineering assistant professor has received a federal grant to explore using “gamifying” techniques to boost the interest of undergraduate students to learn the design and application of electronic hardware.

Thu, 03/03/2022 — KU Libraries have announced an open call for entries to its annual Snyder Book Collecting contest, which awards University of Kansas undergraduate and graduate students for their collections of books, digital items, graphic novels, music and...

Thu, 03/03/2022 — Several awards from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the University of Kansas School of Engineering will enable research to improve and lengthen the life of bridges, a critical part of American infrastructure. “Bridges connect our...

Wed, 03/02/2022 — Nineteen new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Feb. 25 at a ceremony held in the KLETC Integrity Auditorium. Deputy David Carrillo of the Seward County Sheriff’s Office was the...

Wed, 03/02/2022 — The School of Architecture & Design at the University of Kansas has announced programming for the Spring 2022 Architecture Lecture Series. The Architecture Lecture Series welcomes architecture and experiential design leaders from around the...

Wed, 03/02/2022 — Driven by globalization, evolving technology and rapid automation of work processes, all types of organizations are placing growing emphasis on project-based planning, development and operations to gain a competitive advantage. The University of...

Wed, 03/02/2022 — Most people probably assume that American attitudes toward gun regulation are fixed. But a new study reveals how such attitudes are malleable, even among gun owners themselves. The article “Gun Ownership, Threat, and Gun Attitudes in an...

Tue, 03/01/2022 — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded its 2021-22 International Fellowship to University of Kansas graduate student Bushra Nayeem of Bangladesh. Nayeem is a doctoral candidate and lecturer in the School of Architecture &

Tue, 03/01/2022 — Not long ago, private startup companies that hit a billion-dollar valuation before going public were rare enough to earn the nickname unicorns. Now that there are more than 1,000 such companies, the Securities and Exchange Commission is weighing...

Tue, 03/01/2022 — The Kansas Board of Regents has named an accomplished economics scholar at KU as its next Regents Distinguished Professor. Donna Ginther, Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor of economics and director of the Institute for Policy & Social...

Tue, 03/01/2022 — Ten University of Kansas students will participate in the 2022 Kansas Undergraduate Research Days, which will be March 2-3.  Undergraduate students from each Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) four-year public university are working on 30 projects...

Mon, 02/28/2022 — The University of Kansas has nominated a junior for the Beinecke Scholarship Program. Each year the Beinecke Scholarship offers 20 scholarships to undergraduates who intend to pursue a research-focused master’s or doctoral program in the arts,...

Mon, 02/28/2022 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Law’s Legal Aid Clinic and the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office will host a virtual Clean Slate Criminal Record Expungement Clinic in March. An expungement seals an arrest record or conviction from public view, with certain exceptions. The Legal Aid Clinic will provide free legal representation to eligible individuals seeking to expunge records in Douglas County District Court and/or Lawrence Municipal Court. Prospective clients for expungement can call the Legal Aid Clinic at 785-864-5564 during two virtual intake days. Legal interns and staff attorneys will talk with clients to determine eligibility for

Mon, 02/28/2022 — The University of Kansas will celebrate its 110th Homecoming Sept. 26-Oct.1, culminating in the KU football game against Iowa State Oct. 1 in David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. The KU Alumni Association and the Homecoming Steering Committee...

Mon, 02/28/2022 — Transgender and gender-diverse youths face a great deal of discrimination, hostility and tension in their daily lives, especially those who live in rural areas where there are fewer transgender youths and low levels of support and resources. A...

Fri, 02/25/2022 — For its history as a science, economics has struggled to recruit both females and underrepresented minorities to the major field of study and the profession. Josephine Lugovskyy, director for the KU Economics URMW Pipeline Program at the...

Fri, 02/25/2022 — The University of Kansas community is mourning the death of Patricia Shay, a business coordinator for the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute. Shay died Feb. 13 in Olathe. She was 57. “I am deeply saddened at the death of Pattie Shay,...

Fri, 02/25/2022 — An at-home COVID-19 testing device developed by a University of Kansas professor is another step closer to hitting the market. BioFluidica, a company co-founded by Steven Soper, announced in early February it has received $6 million in Series...

Thu, 02/24/2022 — Five University of Kansas students who have been actively involved in undergraduate research during their university careers are competing for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, regarded as the premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence...

Thu, 02/24/2022 — The University of Kansas Libraries will open a new exhibition in Watson Library’s Haricombe Gallery on March 10. “Sitting in a Circle” showcases the creative work and reflections generated by students and faculty as they engage with the...


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